Root Canal Aftercare

Root Canal Aftercare

Although many people fear the dental treatment known as the root canal, it is actually an incredibly beneficial option. After all, it saves a tooth that would have otherwise had to be removed. It brings pain to an abrupt end and is usually topped with a crown that...
How to Floss with Braces

How to Floss with Braces

We all know the importance of proper and consistent dental hygiene, including regular brushing and flossing. There are a few reasons that our regular routines can become a bit challenging, though, and at Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO we want to be...
Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Have you ever felt your jaw lock open as you yawned or opened wide to eat something? If so, it could have been a bout of TMJ. Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO wants all of our patients to be aware of this condition and to act quickly should they...
Root Canal Facts

Root Canal Facts

One of the most feared dental procedures of all time, root canals are regarded as a hefty undertaking. A patient might have to undergo the procedure if they have a cavity that has run too deeply, or if there is too much risk of infection spreading throughout the...
Braces Facts

Braces Facts

Possibly the most well-known form of cosmetic dentistry, braces have been around for decades and offer ways to improve bites and straighten teeth. While braces are typically applied to children and pre-teens, there are plenty of adults in need of this service as well....